Award Ceremony 2017
Date: Monday June 19, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location: ETH Main Building; ceremony at Audimax HG F30
Register on the right hand side of this page to join the celebration of the >>venture>> 2017 winners!
After an elaborate jury process, the >>venture>> Advisory Board will determine the winning teams of this year's competition on June 19. During the award ceremony, taking place on the same day, the top 5 teams of both the Business Idea and the Business Plan tracks will be announced. The winning teams will receive prize money for a total of CHF 170’000.
In between announcing the winners of the two categories, Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann, head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research (EAER) will share his perspectives on innovation and entrepreneurship.
For the first time, SRF, RTS and >>venture>> will present the Startup Audience Award. Please cast your vote for your favourite business idea on: www.venture.ch/vote. Voting opens on June 12.
We look forward to welcoming you!
Agenda for the evening:
6:00 pm Registration
6:30 pm Welcome, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella (President ETH Zurich)
6:35 pm Review >>venture>> anniversary edition, Dr. Thomas Knecht (Founder of >>venture>>, Chairman Knecht Holding)
6:45 pm Presentation of the winners of the Business Idea competition
7:00 pm Presentation of the Startup Audience Award by SRF, RTS and >>venture>>, Ruedi Matter (Director of Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen)
7:05 pm Keynote speech, Federal Councillor Johann N. Schneider-Ammann (Head of the Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research): Perspectives on innovation and entrepreneurship
7:30 pm Presentation of the winners of the Business Plan competition
8:10 pm Closing remarks, Prof. Dr. Martin Vetterli (President EPFL)
8:30 pm Networking & apéro